Dorset County Council Learning and Development Training Framework

Dorset County Council Learning and Development Training Framework

To develop a Framework Agreement for the Provision of Learning and Development Training to be available for all Dorset County Council Directorates.

United Kingdom-Dorchester: Personnel-training services

2018/S 061-135078

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Dorset County Council
Corporate Resources Directorate, County Hall, Colliton Park
United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Charlotte Chesters
Telephone: +44 1305221649
NUTS code: UKK22
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Framework for the Provision of Learning and Development Training

Reference number: DN318398

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79632000 – AA01

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

To develop a Framework Agreement for the Provision of Learning and Development Training to be available for all Dorset County Council Directorates including Adult and Community Services, Children’s Services and Pan-Dorset Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (Pan-Dorset LSCB). The Learning and Development Service contribute to a confident, competent and skilled workforce through Learning and Organisational Development activities which are cost effective, outcome driven and future focused. Providers will work closely with Dorset County Council to deliver the full range of Learning and Development services and where appropriate qualification based, nationally accredited learning programmes across all staff groups and learning abilities. We require Providers to work closely with us in designing, delivering and, on occasion, evaluating training to ensure that the training solution meets the requirement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 280 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK22

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We require Providers to work closely with us in designing, delivering and, on occasion, evaluating training to ensure that the training solution meets the requirement. Key areas:

— developing individual’s skills and knowledge so the organisation develops,

— improved organisational and individual well-being and effectiveness,

— support the organisation with its ability to adapt to a changing environment. Initial Framework for 12 months with the option to extend for 3 further periods of 12 months. Quantity will be dependent on the needs and requirements of the workforce.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

3 x 12 months

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 013-025740

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/05/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/05/2018
Local time: 12:05

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Dorset County Council
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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